Lyle apologizes for bringing up incident
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- It wouldn't be an Open Championship without a little controversy drummed up by the British tabloids, and the latest tiff involves two of this country's most heralded golfers.
Tuesday, just two days before the start of the British Open, Sandy Lyle apologized to Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie for bringing up a 4-year-old incident in which his fellow Scot was accused of cheating.
Earlier this year, Montgomerie was named as Europe's next Ryder Cup captain, ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink